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Sighisoara Fortress

Sighisoara, judetul Mures

Sighisoara is a medieval fortress with architectural ensembles made in rural Gothic style, but also in Renaissance and Baroque styles, which are the result of a constructive effort appeared later in t [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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UNESCO

Barsana Monastery

judetul Maramures, Maramures

The Monastery “Synaxis of the 12 Holy Apostles" from Barsana is a convent, located at 22 km southeast of the Sighetu Marmatiei city, at the exit of Barsana, to the Slatioara bridge, where t [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios | Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Founded by Stefan cel Mare, Voronet Monastery church dedicated to "St. Gheorghe" is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, made in an original manner. With a brilliant ingenuity, with [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA)

Delta Dunarii, judetul Tulcea

With Romania's adhesion to the Ramsar Convention in 1991, Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA) was recognized as a wetland of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. Taking into ac [read more]

Parc, Categoria: Natura
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UNESCO

Humor Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Situated at a distance of 5 to 6 km of Gura Humorului, Humor Monastery is one of the most famous foundations of the Romanian Middle Ages. It was built in 1530 by Toader Bubuiog, member of the divan of [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

Hurezi (Horezu) Monastery

Horezu, judetul Valcea

Among the historical monasteries, which decorates the Romanian ground, Hurezi Monastery is considered, along with its hermitages, the most representative architecture complex, defining the Brancoveanu [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

Otilia Cazimir Memorial House

Iasi, judetul Iasi

Phone0232 115231
AddressBucsinescu, 4

Description

Otilia Cazimir Memorial House was built in 1858, where the poet Otilia Cazimir (1894 - 1967) lived between 1908 to 1967. The house was purchased in 1908 by school teacher Gheorghe Gavrilescu, father of Gavrilescu Alexandra (1894 - 1967), which later became poet Otilia Cazimir.

The architectural style is characterized by discretion and simplicity, being specific to the middle class of Romanian society of the last century. In 1898, the family of the future writer Otilia Cazimir acquired the house by auction and at the age of four years and until her death, Otilia Cazimir lived only here. The house was organized as a museum in June, 1972.

The basic exhibition was arranged in two rooms in which the poet usually received their guests and worked until later in the night.
There are presented icons, paintings signed by Victor Mihailescu Craiu and Nicolae Constantin, manuscripts, original photographs, Moldovan carpets, books with autograph, furniture and three hundred of the poet's personal belongings. The objects are presented in two rooms and a hall, presenting also the environment in which the writer lived and created.

The museum has hired a curator in charge of receiving and guidance for visitors, organizes cultural events related to personality and looks after Otilia Cazimir's heritage. Each year, the museum threshold is passed by almost three thousand people. As Otilia Cazimir was and remains a children writer, most of the audience consists of students, but the house is also visited by many students and retirees. The building is preserved quite well and is in a good state of preservation, being surrounded by a garden with flowers which the writer loved.

Open: 09.00-17.00, Tuesday-Sunday, Monday closed

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